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Environment Quiz 01. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Which group of organisms are constituents of a food chain?
1) Grass, lion, rabbit, wolf
2) Plankton, man, fish, grasshopper
3) Wolf, grass, snake, tiger
4) Frog, snake, eagle, grass, grasshopper
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Question 2

Consider the following statements –
1) Biodiversity refers to the different species of flora and fauna present in an area.
2) Biodiversity refers to only the flora of a given area.
3) Terrestrial Biodiversity is greatest near the equator.
4) Biodiversity refers to the total number of individuals of a particular species living in an area.
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Question 3

Consider the following acts passed by the GoI –
1) Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act
2) Environment (Protection) Act
3) Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act
Arrange the above in chronological sequence –

Question 4

During ‘Eutrophication’ –
1) Nutrient enrich water bodies
2) Algae growth gets enhanced
3) Bio-diversity increases
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Question 5

Arrange the following Lithospheric succession stages on a bare rock in ascending order.
1). Perennial stage
2). Moss stage
3). Lichen stage
4). Climax community
5). Annual stage
6). Shrub stage

Question 6

Consider the following:
1). Eutrophic lakes: they are relatively shallow lakes and have a rich accumulation of organic products.
2). Oligotrophic lakes: they are deeper lakes with steep rocks and are poor in circulating nutrients.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 7

Precipitation and Irrigation are the main sources of soil water. But all the types of soil water are not available to plants. Choose from the following type of soil waters which are not available to the plants.
1). Capillary water
2). Gravitational water
3). Combined water
4). Hygroscopic water
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Question 8

Match the following:

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Question 9

Given below are different types of Wetlands. Match them correctly with their respective characteristics.

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Question 10

Consider the following about Biomagnification:
1). It refers to the tendency of pollutants to concentrate as they move from one trophic level to another.
2). In order for Biomagnification to occur, the pollutants must be short-lived, mobile, soluble in water only and biologically active.
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